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Toni Mihajlovski sentenced to three months probation imprisonment for using hate speech

Friday May 17th, 2019Friday May 17th, 2019/ Friday May 17th, 2019

The criminal court decided against Toni Mihajlovski for public threats against journalist Branko Trichkovski, posted on the social network Facebook in June 2017. Mihajlovski was sentenced to three months probation imprisonment, if he does not repeat the crime within 1 year.

AJM submitted a written request to the Public prosecution to prosecute Mihajlovski under the Articles 144 and 386 of the Criminal Code.

The Association of Journalists of Macedonia welcomes the decision of the Court and urges all relevant institutions in the future to react faster and more effectively when people use hate speech and threats especially towards journalists.

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